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Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
1. Identify and assess risks.
2. Identify hazardous materials and other hazards on work sites.
3. Plan and prepare for safe work practices.
4. Apply safe work practices.
5. Follow emergency procedures.
This unit specifies the outcomes required to carry out work health and safety (WHS) requirements through safe work practices in all on- or off-site construction workplaces.
It requires the performance of work in a safe manner through awareness of risks and work requirements, and the planning and performance of safe work practices with concern for personal safety and the safety of others.
The unit covers fundamental WHS requirements necessary to undertake work tasks within any sector in the construction industry. It includes the identification of hazardous materials, including asbestos, and compliance with legislated work safety practices. It does not cover removal of asbestos, which is a licensed activity.